At least sixty children have taken floral tributes to Woodlands Comprehensive School in Basildon to remember Leonie Nice. The parents of children who knew her told ITV Anglia that she was kind and funny, and that they've been left devastated and shocked by her death.
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Today was the hottest day of the year so far but temperatures will be down a little tomorrow with the risk of thunder.
A sizzling day for the Anglia region with temperatures rocketing into the mid 30's.
It's definitely hot out there today, with temperatures in some parts of the region hitting 32°C! Here are YOUR best tips for keeping cool.